Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Topic: Vocational Education and Reading

10-second review: Two vital reading skills in vocational ed are finding details and techniques quickly and learning the vocabulary of the trade.

Title: “The Reading Teacher in the Vocational Classroom.” JD Johnston. Journal of Reading (October 1974), 27-29. Publication preceded Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy by the International Reading Association (IRA).

Summary: The author’s focus was on skimming to find details and word roots to learn the specialized vocabulary of the trade.

Comment: Makes sense. RayS.

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